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Lesman News Update for August 2014

New from United Electric Controls

UE One Series Safety Transmitter family

SFF = 98.8%!
Prices Start at $795!


SIL-Rated Safety Transmitters from UE

United Electric's new SIL-rated One Series safety transmitters are designed specifically for enhanced process and equipment protection and fast response in emergency situations.

These new combination transmitter/switches feature "I Am Working" sensor diagnostics with redundant data processing detect open, shorted, and plugged sensing elements. Discrete outputs provide a fail-safe (open) emergency shutdown when a fault is detected. And programmable high-capacity solid-state safety relay outputs enable the fastest emergency shutdowns.

  • Pressure ranges: -14.7 to 30 PSIG to 0-6000 PSIG
    Differential pressure ranges: 0-5 to 0-200 PSID
    Temperature ranges:-40° to 450°, 900° or 1000° F or -300° to 200° F
  • Explosion-proof, flameproof approvals for Class I, Groups A-D, Class II, Groups E-G, Class III, and Class I, Zone 1
  • 4-20 mA analog output compliant to NAMUR NE 43
  • User-configured safety relay output, adjustable over entire sensor range
  • Configurable "I Am Working" self-diagnostics and solid state electronics
  • Certified for SIL-2 and SIL-3 applications

Visit our website to get full specifications, dimensional and wiring diagrams, plus user and safety manuals.

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In Stock at Lesman

Siemens Milltronics

Now In Stock at Lesman!

When your process is down, or instruments fail and need to be replaced in a hurry, the last thing you want to hear is "The lead time on that order is..."

That's why Lesman is now stocking popular configurations of critical devices, so you can get your process back on line in a hurry.

Here are some of the items you can expect to find in stock at Lesman, ready to ship to you the same day.

  • Honeywell SmartLine smart transmitters
    In-line gauge pressure: 0.5 to 50 PSI, 5 to 500 PSI, and 30 to 3000 PSI
    Differential pressure: 0.1" to 10" or 4" to 400" WC, 1 to 100 or 30 to 3000 PSI
    Hydrostatic pressure for level applications: 4" to 400" WC
    Temperature: Universal input, digital accuracy 0.1°C
  • Siemens Milltronics "The Probe" continuous ultrasonic level transmitters
    CE approved, loop powered, 10-foot or 16-foot measuring range
  • Siemens Pointek ULS200 ultrasonic point level transmitters
    AC power, relay output, FM approved, polycarbonate housing
  • Siemens Pointek CLS200 capacitance point level transmitters
    4.75" rod with general purpose approval
    4.75" rod, 9.84" rod, or 19.69" rod, FM approved for Class I, Div 1
  • UE pressure switches for general service and hazardous environments
  • WIKA solid front and stainless steel process gauges
  • WIKA chemical seals for gauges, switches, and transmitters

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In a hurry for replacements? Call our sales team today. And watch your mail for more. Two new Lesman publications are heading your way with all the details.

New from Water Analytics

Aquametrix 2300 controller (by Water Analytics)

Buy a controller, get $250 credit toward sensors!

Our partners at Water Analytics are offering a great incentive to upgrade your analytical controller. From now through September 30, 2014, when you purchase an Aquametrix 2300 controller, you'll automatically get a $250 credit toward a compatible Aquametrix probe or transmitter.

The 2300 is a multi-input controller with a built-in web interface for password-protected remote monitoring, control, configuration, and e-mail alerts. It comes standard with four analog inputs, three pulse inputs, and four relays. You can even use two inputs for differential measurements Add more I/O or communications with an expansion board.

Your $250 sensor credit can apply toward an Aquametrix Shark or P65-C-X pH/ORP direct output, differential probe, or ES-5 direct output conductivity sensor. Your 2300 controller can process square wave inputs from pulse instruments, like paddlewheel or magnetic flowmeters.

Get the functionality of a PLC and SCADA for less than $2000! Learn more about the Aquametrix 2300 controller.

Click here to learn more

* Coming soon to our online store

Lesman Training News

Lesman University

Free Training: Approaches to Process Control

Found an opening in your schedule this week? It's not too late to join us this Thursday morning for a free webinar.

You hear people throw around all the acronyms for the different types of controllers, but do you know the differences between them? Do you know which controller works best in your application and why? If not, this webinar is for you.

Here's what our product specialist, Dan Weise will be covering in this 45-minute webinar:

  • Understanding the differences between loop controllers, batch controllers, logic controllers, programmable automation controllers, SCADA and DCS systems, flame safety controllers, and SIL safety controllers
  • What makes a control loop work? Which require a sensor, controller, and final control element?
  • What are the different modes of control?
  • PID control basics
  • The importance of tuning and how it achieves straight line control
  • Your questions answered: Live Q&A

Thursday, August 28, 9:00am Central (10:00am Eastern)

Please join us Thursday morning for the webinar. Or, if you're already booked then, register anyway and we'll let you know when the recording is posted to our website.

Click here to register
Limited to first 100 registrants.

See what other training is available. Visit the Lesman Training Center.

Siemens Mobile Showcase Arrives in Two Weeks!

A peak inside the Siemens Mobile Showcase

Siemens mobile showcase is coming to the Midwest in just two weeks, and making stops at Lesman customer locations in Indiana, Illinois, and Wisconsin!

  • Mon, Sept 8, Steel Dynamics, Butler IN
  • Tue, Sept 9, NIPSCO Schaeffer Power Plant, Wheatfield IN
  • Wed, Sept 10, Location TBA, Northwest Indiana
  • Thu, Sept 11, ArcelorMittal, Burns Harbor IN
  • Fri, Sept 12, Abbvie, North Chicago IL
  • Mon, Sept 15, Megtec, DePere WI
  • Tue, Sept 16, Strand Associates, Madison WI
  • Thu, Sept 18, U S Steel, Granite City WI

SIEMENS’ mobile showcase is a fully-functioning instrumentation demo on wheels featuring the latest in Siemens Process Instrumentation and Analytics products.

Customers will get free hands-on demonstrations, interactive process simulations, video training, and the chance to meet with Siemens product specialists.

Watch your e-mail for further details.

Lesman Training News

Lesman University

40 Hours of Free Video Training

Are you short on training budget and time? Need to get your newer staff up to speed on technology and instrumentation? Over the last several years, Lesman has been producing webinars on much-needed topics, to help our customers make the most out of their instrumentation. And all of our webinars are available online, free to watch anytime you need them.

View these popular topics and more:

Visit the Lesman Training Center for a complete list of available recordings.

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